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Inflation In India: What do the Data Reveal about Regional Dimensions?

P. Mohanan Pillai, N. Shanta, and K. Pushpangadan

in Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this study, the regional variation in inflation is examined using national income deflator, wholesale price index, and consumer price indices of agricultural labour, industrial workers, and urban ... More


Pricing Heart Attack Treatments

David M. Cutler, Mark McClellan, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Dahlia Remler

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines price indexes for medical care, focusing on heart attacks (acute myocardial infarction). It first describes several conceptual issues related to medical care price indexes and ... More


Price Indexes

Ana M. Aizcorbe

in A Practical Guide to Price Index and Hedonic Techniques

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702429
eISBN:
9780191772115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702429.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides a description of basic price index techniques, the intuition underlying their construction, and how one interprets the results. In particular, the chapter provides instructions ... More


Using Scanner Data in Consumer Price Indexes Some Neglected Conceptual Considerations

Jack E. Triplett

in Scanner Data and Price Indexes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226239651
eISBN:
9780226239668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239668.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter illustrates how consumer shopping behavior can dramatically alter the true price paid relative to what a price index based on survey sampling might measure. Some problems that arise in ... More


Consumer Benefits from Import Variety

Robert C. Feenstra

in Product Variety and the Gains from International Trade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062800
eISBN:
9780262289375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062800.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines methods for the measurement of consumer benefits from import variety. It addresses the poor empirical estimates for the elasticity by adopting a constant elasticity of ... More


The Link between Preferences, Prices, Inequality, and Poverty: The Indian Evidence

Ranjan Ray

in Markets, Governance, and Institutions in the Process of Economic Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198812555
eISBN:
9780191850356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812555.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper documents the shift in the literature on prices from being exclusively a macro-topic featuring in the study of inflation, national income accounting, and cross-country income comparisons ... More


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